Experience an explosion of authentic Indian music, dancing, food and festivities during an action-packed July 4th weekend in Cherokee, North Carolina. With more than $60,000 in prize money for dance competitions, thousands of spectators come near and far to view world-champion dancers adorned in colorful regalia compete with jaw-dropping dances and music made to move you. During the powwow you will have the opportunity to try authentic tribal foods, shop for traditional Indian crafts and get an insider’s look at a rich ancient culture.
Dance competition categories include:
- Fancy Shawl
- Daniel French Memorial
Tip: Don’t miss the Grand Entry march each day for the dramatic procession.
- Annual Event: Friday–Sunday over July 4th weekend
- Location: Acquoni Expo Center, 1501 Acquoni Rd., Cherokee, N.C. 28719
- Admission is $12 daily